April Reese, MPH
April Reese serves as Manager for the Healthy Environments Action (Programs) Team with the Community and Clinical Connections for Prevention and Health Branch. April is a career state employee with experience in program planning, evaluation, communication and policy. She was the Evaluator for the Diabetes Program for several years prior to becoming the Program Manager in 2010. She has worked specifically with Diabetes Self-Management Education, gestational diabetes and diabetes prevention programs. She also has extensive experience with community-based participatory research. She has worked on program integration/coordination and currently serves as a co-chair of the Health Systems Community of Practice. She has a Master of Public Health degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. April is married and enjoys working in her church and community. She has two sons and a beloved American Bulldog.